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Time-Cap Labs recalls Kroger brand aspirin and ibuprofen

The packaging of the products is not child-resistant

Kroger low-dose aspirin
Photo source: CPSC
Time-Cap Labs of Farmingdale, N.Y., is recalling about 209,430 bottles of Kroger Aspirin and Ibuprofen.

The packaging of the product is not child-resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves the Kroger brand aspirin and ibuprofen over-the-counter drugs.

For the aspirin product, the green and yellow label states Kroger, Low Dose, Aspirin, 81 mg Delayed-Release Tablets / Pain Reliever, 300 enteric coated tablets. The bottle has a green continuous thread gear closure.

For the ibuprofen product, the blue and white label states Kroger, Ibuprofen, Capsules, 200 mg Pain Reliever / Fever Reducer, 160 softgels. The bottle has a blue continuous thread gear closure.

A list of the UPC and Lot numbers included in this recall and can be found here.

The aspirin, manufactured in the U.S., was sold at Baker's, City Market, Dillons, Dillons Marketplace, Food 4 Less, FoodsCo, Fred Meyer, Fry's Food And Drug, Fry's Marketplace, Fry's Mercado, Gerbes, JayC, JayC Food Plus, King Soopers, King Soopers Fresh Fare, King Soopers Marketplace, Kroger, Kroger Fresh Fare, Kroger Marketplace, Mariano's, Metro Market, Payless Super Market, Pick 'n Save, Pick 'n Save Marketplace, Smith's, and Smith's Marketplace stores nationwide from August 2021, through March 2022, for about $5.

The ibuprofen, manufactured in India, was sold at Baker's, City Market, Dillons, Dillons Marketplace, Fred Meyer, Fry's Food And Drug, Fry's Marketplace, Fry's Mercado, Gerbes, JayC, JayC Food Plus, King Soopers, King Soopers Fresh Fare, King Soopers Marketplace, Kroger, Kroger Fresh Fare, Kroger Marketplace, Mariano's, Metro Market, Payless Super Market, Pick 'n Save, Pick 'n Save Marketplace, Quality Food Center (QFC), Ralph's, Ralph's Fresh Fare, Smith's, and Smith's Marketplace stores nationwide from July 2021, through March 2022, for between $12 and $16

What to do

Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location that is out of the reach and sight of children.

Customers can contact Kroger for information on how to properly dispose of the product and receive a full refund.

Consumers may contact Kroger by phone at (800) 576-4377 from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. (ET) Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. (ET) Saturday and Sunday. They can also visit the company's site online for more information.

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